Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest tightness
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. noisy breathing
  11. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  12. redness of the skin
  13. sweating
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. headache
  5. joint pain
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. sore throat

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chills
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. fever
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. loss of appetite
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. muscle aches or spasms
  12. nausea
  13. runny nose
  14. shivering
  15. skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing
  16. sweating
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  19. vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.